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Exeter Cathedral School

Group status: The medal winners may have been announced but we will continue to read, meet and discuss our thoughts on the books until the end of term. The general consensus was that Salt to the Sea was a deserving winner and definitely the group favourite.

Some of our ECS Carnegie Shadowing Group members

... We were divided over the Greenaway Medal - there were so many beautifully illustrated books that choosing an outright favourite proved more difficult.

King of the Sky by Alice and Sian
The King of the sky is a very interesting book because the layout makes it look as if the text had been written in a diary.The end paper has a beautif . . .
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King of the Sky by Grace
I thought the King of the Sky was a very interesting book, I felt that the idea is that everyone is different e.g. the page at the back with all the d . . .
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The Maynard School
St James Shadowers
Exeter SLS
Isca Academy
Who is your favourite character in Salt to the Sea?

50% (1 vote)

Heinz (the shoe poet)
50% (1 vote)

Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori